Casual Merchandiser - LL Division, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Part-Time
  • Sectors: Retail, Sales
  • Posted by LL Division on Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Reference: 10706
  • Apply before Friday, February 14, 2020 - 19 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: LL Division

Dis-Chem Pharmacies requires a Casual Merchandiser for their Kenilworth store in the Western Cape Region. You will ensure that basic Dis-Chem merchandising standards are properly executed and maintained. Your responsibilities will also lie in providing excellent customer service.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Grade 12 / Matric

  • Up to 6 months’ retail experience

  • Computer literate – MS Office

  • Willing and able to work retail hours


  • At least 1 year retail experience

Job Description:

  • Restock merchandise as needed to ensure maximum sales

  • Ensure delivered stock/stock pulled from the storeroom, is stored and packed in the correct space timeously

  • Ensure stock on shelves has not reached sell-by date

  • Ensure the full range of products is on the shelves at all times

  • Facilitate rotation of stock on a regular, FIFO basis

  • Report low stock levels, out-of-stock items, damaged stock and expired stock to management

  • Assist with counting of stock files and general stocktaking

  • Adhere to Dis-Chem’s operating standards, store layout and planograms

  • Ensure boxes are flattened after unpacking stock, and taken to the designated area

  • Ensure front shop shelves and products are neatly presented and visible at all times, with correct labels and pricing

  • Report all price discrepancies to management

  • Keep abreast of current and new products

  • Ensure merchandising displays are built, faced up, stocked and maintained

  • Maintain daily physical upkeep of store and merchandise displays, and be responsible for your designated stock in the storeroom as well as on the shop floor

  • Assist with loading and off-loading of stock

  • Ensure items without barcodes are clearly marked

  • Assist with back shopping

  • Assist in training of new staff

  • Provide friendly, helpful and courteous assistance and advice to all customers

  • Ensure all out of stock queries from customers are followed up with the customer service out of stock list

  • Ensure all customer stock queries are dealt with and resolved

  • Ensure the correct uniform and badge are worn at all times

  • Minimise any losses by handling all merchandise carefully

  • Adhere to Dis-Chem policies and procedures, SOPs and health and safety rules and regulations



  • Strong command of the English language

  • Presentable

  • Effective engagement with customers, management and staff

  • Trustworthy and honest

  • Time management


  • Bilingual

  • Knowledge of merchandising standards and the FMCG industry

  • Product and category knowledge

  • Ability to analyse ZMORE reports for ordering and stock taking

  • Report bad/suspicious behaviour relating to both staff and customers

Special conditions of employment:

  • Willing and able to work retail hours

  • Able and physically fit to lift and move heavy boxes, and ensure health and safety standards are adhered to

  • Reliable transport and/or reside in close proximity to the store

  • South African citizen

  • Clear credit and criminal records

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Market-related salary

  • Medical aid

  • Provident fund

  • Staff account


Dis-Chem is an equal opportunity employer. Dis-Chem's approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process aligned to Dis-Chem's Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively supports the recruitment of People with Disabilities.

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About LL Division

Dis-Chem has been South Africa’s first choice in pharmacies since 1978, with our linked dispensaries, family clinics, non-pharmaceutical and comprehensive self-medication centres.

Our Head Office is based in Midrand, Johannesburg and we have over 150 stores spread across Southern Africa. We employ over 18 000 full-time and part-time employees, where we give our employees training to ensure that they have the greatest possible support to do their work and develop themselves as individuals.

As a leading specialist in beauty, healthy food, sport supplements, health and well-being, we offer the widest ranges in these categories and expert advice.

In 2016, Dis-Chem listed 27.5% on the JSE and it was the second largest IPO on the exchange. The Group is still managed by its original founders, Ivan and Lynette Saltzman being the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively.

Our Loyalty Benefit Programme is one of the most highly rated loyalty programmes in South Africa as it offers unbeatable discounts.

We have been rated as the country's best pharmacy chain by Professional Management Review, have been voted as the Best Pharmacy, Best Medical Supply Store and Best Health Store in The Star Your Choice and Pretoria News Readers Survey.

We are a recipient of the Leisure Options Readers’ Choice Awards and in 2014, we were voted the best pharmacy brand by Readers Digest SA. We have been voted the coolest Health and Beauty Specialist in the 2016/2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.

We have a vast network of devoted suppliers who assist in satisfying the needs of hundreds of customers on a daily basis.

Our social responsibility programme is managed through the Dis-Chem Foundation. The aim of the Foundation is to provide care and support to improve the lives of individuals while relieving the burden on communities, family and friends.